I am sitting here in Copenhagen, Denmark at 4:00 AM feeling great joy about returning to Europe after the Pandemic and seeing old friends and making new ones. Kirk and I will provide several days of supervision for the ACT Institute in Copenhagen, a 3-day FACT Training for the ACT Institute and join Rikke Kjelgaard […]
I am having a blast working with progressive, intrepid, and creative MPCA leadership in developing and delivering a statewide series to promote adoption of the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model of integration. We are calling it “Coming Out of the Silos”, and we will work with multiple leadership teams in October at a retreat […]
I love working with the folks at Praxis. We have now developed a follow-up to the Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on-demand course; we are calling it the FACT Lab. The idea is a series of 2-hour live webinars for a smaller group of students wanting to deepen their work with the FACT approach.
Kirk and I provided a FACT Foundations Clinic for Aisling Curtain and her group in Ireland last spring and now we are starting FACT Mastery Course! We are excited about this opportunity to bring some of our latest work, including teaching the Life Path Class and using FACT in crisis work. You can find full […]
Skills Versus Pills Can Integrated Behavioral Health Services Benefit Depressed Patients in Primary Care? For decades, primary care providers (PCPs) were encouraged to prescribe antidepressant medications to depressed patients. They faced many barriers to referring their patients to behavioral health providers in the community, including cost, problematic access, and stigma. Patricia Robinson and colleagues conducted […]
Dr. Patti Robinson’s “Basics of Behavioral Change in Primary Care” is now available! Check out the amazing website for links to the book as well as free materials and training videos! “Whether you are a trained professional and re-locating to the primary care setting or a student preparing for a career in primary care, my […]
MCG Associates, Drs. Oyemaja, Robinson, Beachy and Bauman along with other colleagues presented the webinar, Behavioral health in primary care workflows: Adjusting care delivery during the COVID19 pandemic. This webinar can be accessed below and on YouTube!
Dr. Bauman was interviewed by The National Center for Integrated Behavioral Health (NCIBH) to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on integrated behavioral health. Follow the link below to read this informative and highly useful article! https://www.ncibh.org/news-and-events/integrating-opioid-use-disorder-treatment-into-health-workforce-training/an-interview-with-david-bauman-psydon-ibh-during-the-covid-19-pandemic
Dr. Patricia Robinson was presented with the “Outstanding Contributions to the PCBH Model Award” at the 2017 Collaborative Family Health Care Association’s Annual Conference in Houston, TX. #MCG’s associates, Drs. Bridget Beachy and David Bauman had the honor of introducing Dr. Robinson with this special acknowledgement.